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10 Essential Reads to Become Financially Independent and Retire Early

10 essential FIRE reads for 2020

In this article, we cover 10 essential FIRE reads and book summaries for 2020. The ideas that originated the FIRE movement began with the 1992 book Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez and the 2010

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14 Money Saving Ideas for 2020

14 Best Money Saving Ideas for 2020

We are 2 months into 2020 and by now you may have given up on some of your New Years Resolutions. However, this year is going to be different! This next year has to be different! We can’t continue on

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where you can get free conference calls

Where to Get Free Conference Calling

Thought we’d republish this post originally written in 2015 about FreeConferenceCall.com because it is a conference calling a provider that is getting greater scrutiny by the federal government. It is a service that we continue to use and rely on.

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Top 10 Sub-Reddits for the Frugal-Minded

This post is inspired by The Art of Manliness post on “How to Use Reddit to Become a Better Man”. As an avid Redditor and long time frugal person – I thought it would be a good idea to write

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secret shopping

How Much I Earned From My Secret Shopping Excursion

I’ve always dreamed of being a secret shopper. It’s the closest I’ll ever come to seeing my fantasy of being an undercover spy like Jason Bourne come to fruition. Going undercover to infiltrate foreign governments…going to Runza and checking restroom

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How Can I Lower My Xfinity Cable Bill?

I thought we would republish this post from several years ago, as it still has good information about how to lower your cable bill with Xfinity (formerly Comcast). I hope it helps! A couple of weeks ago we got a

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How to Fix a Garbage Disposal

Let me just tell you – I’m no handyman. Most of my repairs are done with the aid of YouTube and the help of a trusted professional. So, when my wife said she had gotten something stuck in the garbage

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